A friend asked:
“I know we can use Oracle Enterprise Manager without the packs. However, is there any document that shows in detail what database monitoring and alerting functionality is provided by Enterprise Manager (12c version) without using any packs.”
The answer was:
This information is in the “Enterprise Manager Licensing Information” guide. Chapter 10, “Base Enterprise Manager Functionality” outlines the list of features that are included with the base functionality of Oracle Enterprise Manager.
For the database side of things, See the “Base Database Management Features” section in this chapter. This includes things like the following (that you can do without any pack licenses in Enterprise Manager):
The link for the full set of base database features is here. Thanks for your question, and hope you have gained an understanding of what can be done as part of the base functionality.